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In the past, my only real experience with a full-fledged Linux distro has been RedHat, which sometimes pisses me off. You can't watch any video files because of legal issues ...
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- 06-04-2004 #1
Movies in Slackware
Please give me good news!
- 06-04-2004 #2
- Join Date
- May 2004
ehem its easy to watch movies on any distro usually this is based on user skill level, as for slackware it does come with the xine dvd player and mplayer i am almost 99% sure it does not come with libdvdcss which you would need just to decrypt the dvd's but no distro does. to my knowledge, If you are going to use slackware just be sure that you read up on it and also that you know how to configure your own X server. The tutorials are in the forum, google for anything else
- 06-04-2004 #3
- Join Date
- Apr 2003
- London, UK
its easy enough if you dont mind spending a little time getting it setup right.
As doppleganger said, slackware doesnt come with libdvdcss, you will need to download and install this libary first. Once you have that, go and grab the slackware package for xine from mirror.ac.uk. or download and compile from source.
- 06-04-2004 #4
dopplegangerehem its easy to watch movies on any distro usually this is based on user skill level